Emilio Estévez (born May 12, 1962) is an American actor, film director, writer and poet. He started his career as an actor and is well-known for being a member of the acting Brat Pack of the 1980s, starring in The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo’s Fire. He is also known for Repo Man, The Mighty Ducks and its sequels, Maximum Overdrive, and his performances in western films such as Young Guns and its sequel. One of his first appearances was “Two-Bit” in The Outsiders.
Estevez has two children with ex-girlfriend and model Carey Salley. They have a son, Taylor Levi Estevez (born in June 1984), and a daughter, Paloma Rae Estevez (born in February 1986). He was briefly engaged to actress Demi Moore before the relationship ended, although they remain good friends. The two starred as a feuding married couple in Bobby, alongside Moore’s real-life husband Ashton Kutcher.
On April 29, 1992, Estevez married singer-choreographer Paula Abdul. They divorced in May 1994, with Abdul later stating that she wanted children and Estevez, who already had two children from a previous relationship, did not.
In 2006, Estevez announced his engagement to writer Sonja Magdevski.